Photo courtesy of Tony Bailey via Cyclones HockeyThe Cincinnati Cyclones will be playing the Toledo Walleye this New Year's Eve and will be making it a fun event for both you and your little ones. With the special start time of 6:05 p.m., you can make sure the kids can experience the game and a spectacular indoor fireworks display all before bedtime! Kings Island When: December 31, 5 p.m.-1 a.m. This year, Kings Island will be offering a brand new way to celebrate New Year's Eve. This family-friendly event will feature Snoopy's Rockin' Countdown Party, Charlie Brown's New Year's Eve Celebration and midnight fireworks show to finish off the evening. Fountain Square When: December 31, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Start off 2019 with a bang by celebrating New Year's Eve at Fountain Square! Alongside hundreds of fellow Cincinnatians, you can dance the night away, grab some grub and participate in goofy games on the Fountain Square stage and ice rink.
Photo courtesy of The StretchThe third annual "Clink and Drink" NYE Party at The Stretch is sure to be a party to remember! Enjoy party favors, access to the donut bar, large screens to watch the ball drop, DJ entertainment, and a champagne toast at midnight. There are a limited number of tickets available so make sure to get yours here. Glam Lounge 513 When: December 31, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. If you're looking for fun, fashion and local entertainment this New Year's Eve — you're in the right place! There will be plenty of drink specials, a live band, live DJ, a flash mob fashion show, a surprise giveaway, light snacks and a champagne toast at midnight! Igby's When: December 31, 9 p.m.-2:30 p.m. When the countdown to 2019 stars, you won't want to be anywhere other than Igby's! This exclusive party is the perfect place to spend your evening all dressed up and among friends. Party favors will be provided and DJ Ice Cold Tony will be spinning! Bottle service tables are now available so you can ring in the new year in style. Mt. Adams Pavilion When: December 31, 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Come out and ring in the new year at Mt. Adams Pavilion! You'll receive a free party favor, champagne toast, complimentary hors-d'oeuvres buffet and so much more! Plus, there will be two DJs on two levels so you can dance the night away. JACK Cincinnati Casino When: December 31, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Come out and celebrate the new year in style at the JACK Cincinnati Casino Event Center, where there will be live music, drinks, dancing and more. If you're looking to get a little fancy this year, try their VIP Cabana Package, which includes exclusive Cabana seating for eight and 24 drink tickets! Hilton Cincinnati Netherlands Plaza, Continental Ballroom When: December 31, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Inspired by the Carnivals of South America and the Caribbean, this will definitely be one of the hottest New Year's Eve parties in Cincinnati this year. Doors open at 10 p.m. to open lounge seating, a cash bar with specialty drinks, a DJ spinning Latin and Pop dance hits, heavy hors-d'oeuvres and a midnight toast. Carnival attire and costumes are encouraged. The best-dressed carnival themed couple will win a grand tasting for two with wine pairing at Orchids!
Photo courtesy of First Night ColumbusThis is the place for families on New Year's Eve! This choose-your-own-adventure event is packed full of fun. Check out a hands-on activity, enjoy live music, shows and of course, the fireworks finale. Don't miss this unique holiday experience this year!
Photo courtesy of The GoatKick off 2019 in style at all of The Goat locations! These private events include a delicious chef-inspired menu, music all night long, a late night silent disco, a Smile Bar photo booth and so much more. NYE at The Goat-Germantown — December 31, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. NYE at The Goat-Hilliard — December 31, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. NYE at The Goat-New Albany — December 31, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Skully's Music-Diner When: December 31, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Come celebrate the new year the right way at Skully's Music-Diner. Dance your heart out to incredible music from DJs Chuckstar and Skull Dogg. Enjoy spending the night with your friends and family in a fun atmosphere. Tickets are available now! Shadowbox Live When: December 31, 8:30 p.m. Ring in 2019 with Shadowbox Live! Enjoy an appetizer, dinner and dessert banquet, a live concert with BillWho?, and a dance party, free party favors and champagne toast at midnight. You can check out the awesome menu and grab your tickets here. The Columbus Renaissance Hotel When: December 31, 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Join the Columbus Renaissance Hotel as they throw the biggest downtown party in Columbus with three rooms of entertainment. Dance until the ball drops to music from local DJs and the band SWAG. You won't want to miss this one! The Three-Legged Mare When: December 31, 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Don't miss this incredible New Year's Eve celebration at the Three-Legged Mare. Enjoy an open bar, an endless food buffet which includes deliciously prepared prime rib, music from Sonic Boom playing all night, and a champagne toast at midnight! Designated Driver tickets will also be available for a lower price and include unlimited access to the buffet and free non-alcoholic drinks. Spacebar When: December 31, 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Celebrate the end of 2018 with craft beer and free champagne at the Spacebar. They will be hosting three top-secret bands and giving you the chance to dance the night away, so make sure to stop by and listen to some great music and grab a beer — it's sure to be an unforgettable night! The Hollywood Casino When: December 31, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Come out and join the Hollywood Casino as they take a trip under the sea. This memorable evening is complete with an exclusive concert, a fully decorated theme ballroom, and an all you can eat buffet filled with some of the best food Hollywood has to offer! The Hubbard Grille When: December 31, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Great DJs, carefully curated drink specials and friends by your side — what more would you want from a New Year's Eve party? Hubbard Grille promises an exceptional evening full of fun, fantastic music and great drinks!